Provides today's safety professionals with a resource for protecting their organizations' most important resource - their employees. It provides a blueprint for installing a system that's been proven to reduce illness and injury on any job, in any industry, with a simple, logical approach that compares safety management to production and quality control - issues today's managers readily understand. The system uses a team approach to get every level of an organization involved in the process of managing safety issues, with the ultimate goal being the development of a safety culture in which every employee has a personal interest in protecting their lives, their property, and their environment.
Contents: Foreword -- Preface -- The hierarchy of safety, health and environmental management -- Understanding OSHA and safety and health regulations -- The basics of managing safety, health and environmental programs -- The facility safety and health committee system -- The safety activities task group -- The rules and procedures task group -- The education and training task group -- The inspections and audits task group -- The health and environment task group -- The fire and emergency task group -- The housekeeping task group -- The incident investigations task group -- The security task group -- Safety and health responsibilities -- Appendix A. Tools and forms -- Appendix B. Frequently asked questions -- Appendix C. Resources -- Index.